UK Man City vs Borussia Dortmund simulated ahead of Champions League tie last minute news
PremierLeague-News.Com- Manchester City host Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League quarter-final on Tuesday evening.
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Manchester City take on Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday evening, as Pep Guardiola's side continue their 2020/21 Champions League campaign. Ahead of the Champions League quarter-final, City have a full squad to choose from and no major injury concerns, with those who were rested against Leicester City at the weekend likely to return to the starting lineup. This could mean starts for Joao Cancelo, Raheem Sterling, Phil Foden and Ilkay Gundogan, despite strong performances from Benjamin Mendy, Fernandinho and Aymeric Laporte against the Foxes. Borussia Dortmund will be without star winger and former City player Jadon Sancho, who is likely to make his injury comeback in the return leg, with reported City transfer target Erling Haaland set to start in attack for the German outfit. * Click here to subscribe to Level up! The Esports and Gaming Show on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts and Spreaker.* So, what line-up will Guardiola go with against Dortmund? And, what will the final score be? We used FIFA 21 to get a score prediction. This is what happened... City vs Dortmund score predicted using FIFA 21 To set up this simulation, we used kick-off mode within FIFA 21 but didn't select a team to control; we then selected the teams and watched the match play out by itself. The AI difficulty was set to world-class, with the line-up updated with the latest transfers, injuries, and suspensions. We predict that City could set up in a 4-3-3 formation, with the line-up as follows: Ederson; Walker, Stones, Dias, Cancelo; De Bruyne, Rodri, Gundogan; Bernardo Silva, Jesus, Sterling. We predict that Borussia Dortmund could set up in a 4-1-4-1 formation, with the line-up as follows: Hitz; Can, Akanji, Hummels, Guerreiro; Hazard, Bellingham, Dahoud, Reus; Haaland. Manchester City dominated the opening 45 minutes and went into half-time with a commanding 2-0 lead. Both Raheem Sterling and Bernardo Silva had chances to open the scoring, but it was Gabriel Jesus who eventually broke the deadlock in the 26th minute.
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Midfielder Ilkay Gundogan slid a brilliantly weighted pass into the feet of Jesus, who took a touch and smashed a finish into the near post to make it 1-0. Ten minutes later it was 2-0, with Jesus turning the provider for Gundogan this time, who finished off a fine move with a finish inside the box.
Ilkay Gundogan made it 2-0 to City in our FIFA 21 simulation.
After the break, Dortmund showed more ambition going forward, with Marco Reus and Thorgan Hazard finding some great positions on the break for the German side. And they got their reward 19 minutes before the end, with Erling Haaland finding the net with an outstanding finish.
Haaland grabbed an away goal for Dortmund.
The Norweigan cut inside John Stones and bent a curling shot into the far post, in what could be an important away goal for the away side. But there was a late twist to come in this game because with just seconds left, substitute Phil Foden made it 3-1 to put City back in control of the tie.
Foden made it 3-1 in the 90th minute.
Kyle Walker won the ball high up the pitch and played a great cross across the box, with Foden on hand to apply the finish. Predicted FIFA 21 score: City 3-1 Dortmund Here are the full-time match stats.
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FIFA 21 predicts that although Dortmund will provide a threat on the break and have the ability to grab an away goal, City should have enough quality to put them in control of this tie overall with a strong result. What do you think the score will be on Tuesday at the Etihad? FIFA 21 is out now on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC, with FIFA 21 next gen also available on PlayStation 5, or Xbox One to Xbox Series X/S at no extra cost. To upgrade your current gen version of FIFA 21 to the next gen version of FIFA 21 (alongside the current gen version) on your PS5, Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S, you have to log into your next generation console with the platform account associated with your Xbox One or PS4 copy of FIFA 21, and you'll then will be able to access FIFA 21 next gen through your games library.